Ernest Cook Trust, large grant deadline 31 Jan 18 (small grants anytime) 30 August 2017 Schools, charities and not for profit organisations wishing to encourage young people's interest in the countryside; and literacy, numeracy and science can apply for funding to the Ernest Cook Trust (ECT). Small or large? The Trust operates two grant making programmes: » The small grants programme (under £4,000) » The large grants programme (grants in excess of £4,000). Previous projects supported (examples only): » Infant School received a grant of £1,495 to buy Numicon teaching resources to raise numeracy levels for the school's 300 pupils. » Arts Trust received a grant of £8, 500 to develop a project with 17 local schools and family centres to inspire literacy skills in children aged 8 to 11 - particularly boys. » School received a grant of £7,272 towards an art tutor and resources for an out-of-hours learning project, ensuring learning throughout the year for its 237 special needs pupils. When can you apply? Applications to the small grants programme can be made at any time. The next closing date for applications for the large grants programme is 31 January 2018. Interested? For more details and to apply, visit the Ernest Cook Trust website. Questions (not applications) can be addressed to the Grants Administrator email@example.com or on 01285 712492. This content is © Bfunded 2018.
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